Actor Ruben Santiago-Hudson, age 59, shares the secret to his happy married life with wife Jeannie Santiago

January 5, 2016
First Published On: January 5, 2016
by HitBerry

Public Morals and Castle star Ruben Santiago-Hudson, age 59, is not only celebrated for his acting and direction, but also for his long lived and happy married life. Ruben and his wife Jeannie Santiago have been together for decades and now he has opened up about the secret to his happy married life.

Santiago was not a one woman man. He had many on and off relationships before he met his wife Jeannie. Our sources reveal that Ruben fell completely head over heels when Jeannie entered his life.

According to our close sources, the secret of Santiago couple’s successful and happy marriage is love, understanding and a wholesome commitment toward their vows and responsibility towards each other. He values his wife and family as equal to his career.

In a recent interview, he highlights that they have gone through some crisis in their marriage too, but respect for each other and positive attitude helped them get over the hurdles.

He further adds crises are like storms: loud, scary and dangerous. But to get through a storm, you have to keep driving. A crisis can be a new beginning. It's out of pain that great people and marriages are built.

Santiago-Hudson has four children Broderick, Ruben III, Trey and Lily. The former two were from his previous relationship and later two from his marriage with his current wife, Jeannie Brittan.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is a tall person with a height of around 6 feet. He is an awesome career focused person with a loving family.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson is a popular actor, playwright and director. He has won national awards for his work in all these categories. For the film adaptation of ‘Lackawanna Blues’, Ruben won ‘Humanitas” award in 2006.

Similarly, for his portrayal of Majoy Joe Starks in ‘Their Eyes Were Watching God’, he won ‘NAACP Lifetime Achievement Theatre’ Award in 2009.

Michael Hayes, The West Wing, Castle, Low Winter Sun, Public Morals are some of his first class TV series. Shaft, American Tragedy, Domestic Disturbance, Law & Order: Special Victims Unit, The Invention of Lying etc are some of his popular movies.

Ruben Santiago-Hudson was originally from Lackawanna, New York. He is not purely American though. His father hailed from Puerto Rico and his mother was from a community of African Americans. It seems like his family background is not so rich, but he has proved that hard work really pays off. He earned his Bachelor's degree from Binghamton University and Master's degree from Wayne State University.

He is an average earner and his net worth has not been publicly disclosed yet. However, our sources reveal that he spend a lot in charity and social work.